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ABOUT US

London Comic Con is the largest Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming event in SW Ontario.

Celebrating its 6th year, London Comic Con has become a must attend event for pop culture fans as well over 10,000 people can be expected to attend annually from all across Southern Ontario and even from around the world. The event provides a substantial economic impact to the City of London, filling up hotels and restaurants throughout the duration of the Con.

Every year, London Comic Con offers exciting family-friendly attractions, events, and world-renowned celebrities! Previous guests include: William Shatner, Ron Perlman, Alan Thicke, Lori Petty, LeVar Burton and Mick Foley to name a few. Stars in attendance are from hit television shows like The Walking Dead, Star Trek, WWE, Sons of Anarchy, Power Rangers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer and many, many more.

Everyone is a fan of something, and London Comic Con is a place to celebrate all things pop culture. Get an autograph or a photo with your favourite guest and get to know your favourite celebrities more intimately at our live stage segments where the celebrities have fun sharing stories with the fans on past achievements  and upcoming projects.

Drop into one of our Fan Zones for a unique experience presented by fan groups celebrating Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Dr. Who and Star Wars.  Watch professional comic artists from Marvel, DC, Chapterhouse and Image Comics create their work and share stories in panel discussions, learn from our “How To” workshops, and take photos with your favourite costumed characters! There is so much to do!

It’s also a great place to buy a unique gift (or treat yourself!) with over 80,000 square feet of shopping madness.

London Comic Con now resides in the prestige London Convention Centre located in the heart of downtown London.

London Comic Con Inc was founded in 2014 and the team has since developed other amazing events in London such as Rock’n’Con, Heatwave: Hot Sauce Expo and Shock Stock with more on the horizon.

~ Plan ahead for our future shows…

2019 – Oct. 5 & 6 /  2020 – Oct. 3 & 4 /  2021 – Oct. 2 & 3.

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COMPLETE EXHIBITOR/VENDOR REGISTRATION HERE

EXHIBITOR (VENDOR) APPLICATION!
EXHIBITOR SPACES FOR 2019 NOW AVAILABLE!

Be a part of SW Ontario’s largest fan convention! We welcome exhibitors of all kinds to our show.

Complete the application form below if you are a retailer/vendor, promotions company or corporate exhibition.

Some changes are coming for 2019 that are sure to please.

– Our dates have changed.  We will now be the first weekend in October for 2019 and all consecutive years!

-We are moving into the prestige London Convention Centre located in the heart of downtown London. The venue is beautiful and will help to attract even more fans to the show with it’s easy accessibility to major highways and bus routes.

And as always London Comic Con makes joining the action an easy decision.

– Affordable booth rates, still the same price since 2015!

– Move-in made easy! Loading docks and elevators plus lots of helpful staff on hand to assist with moving your materials into your space.

– Wider aisle ways than most other conventions to keep traffic flow moving.

– 2 vendor working passes included per 10’x10′ booth & Additional working passes are still 50% of the cost regular pass.

– Book your hotel room with London Comic Con for the best savings in the city!

DOWNLOAD SHOW INFO & STATS GUIDE HERE

If you have further questions you can contact us at info@londoncomiccon.ca or londoncomiccon@gmail.com

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ARTIST ALLEY APPLICATION!
Artist Alley is a showcase for artists and creatives of all styles and mediums to show off their talent and sell their wares. From prints to commissioned work, from buttons to books and cross-stitch to knitting London Comic Con’s Artist Alley is open to anyone who creates unique hand crafted art.  If you want to be considered for a space in Artist Alley please read the complete guidelines below and return the application form available below for download.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ARTIST ALLEY SPACES FOR THE 2019 CON!

ARTIST ALLEY – APPLY HERE

Some conditions apply to be part of our Artist Alley, please read below.

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ACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR SALE IN ARTIST ALLEY

  • Any product featuring the artists own original characters, artwork, or intellectual property, this includes commercially produced items like books, bags, pins as long as the artist is the copyright holder of the material
  • Commissioned or hand drawn or digital works made at the event or before provided they do not violate any other rule
  • Commissions in general
  • Unique, individual, handmade items
  • Fan art that is clearly the work of the artist and not the original licence holder
  • Hand made crafts, plushies, hats, scarfs, and/or other 3d creations that are handmade by the artist (not mass produced)
  • Props that are clearly made by the artist, rather than that of a licensed nature

ITEMS PROHIBITED FOR SALE IN ARTIST ALLEY

  • Any item with “traced” official art, ‘photoshopped’ official art, or trade-marked symbols, or logos.
  • Craft items with ‘official art’ as more than 50% of the item
  • Bootleg or commercially-produced official products
  • 2nd or 3rd party art sales are not permitted; artists must sell their own artwork and be present at the convention.
  • No regular, commercial or home made food, snacks, or beverages may be sold. Artists may use individually wrapped candy or confections as give aways.
  • Props that are replicas of existing licensed merchandise
  • Used or new commercially available or licensed items.

GENERAL RULES
About your artist alley table

  • 6′ skirted table with two chairs.
  • For security reasons and for courtesy to the people around you, no more than 2 people may be behind a table at any given time. Anyone behind the table must have a valid London Comic Con pass visible at all times.
  • You receive one weekend pass with your table, you can purchase up to 1 other weekend pass at a discounted rate should you need assistance in manning your table for the entire weekend.
  • Artists must man their tables during all show hours. If an artist fails to check in by 6:00pm on Friday without special arrangement or contact with the artist alley coordinator, their table may be forfeit without refund. If an artist fails to arrive and set up OR leaves prior to the close of their alley, their table may be forfeit to another artist, and they may be denied acceptance to future events. Empty tables are bad for everyone. Please make appropriate arrangements to man your table if you are applying for one.
  • Display structures must be of sound construction. If a display structure appears to be unstable (ie: it falls down, blows over, or causes injury) you may be asked to take it down for safety reasons. All displays must remain within the area of your table and may not obstruct other artist tables or aisles.
  • Keep your area clean of garbage and clean for the kiddies, no perverse or foul material can be displayed or you may be removed from the show without a refund.

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COSPLAY & FAN GROUP TABLES!

We have set aside a select number of table spaces for those who want to promote their cosplay or fan group while also securing a gathering space at the con for your members.  Some conditions apply but basically you purchase a specially priced table that includes 3 weekend passes and you can order up to 8 more weekend passes for your group members at 60% off the advance purchase price, How great is that!

Email us to be considered for a fan group table.

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*London Comic Con reserves the right to update or change these conditions at any time.

SHOW US WHAT YOU GOT!

Have an impressive talent, unique artifact or display, a fun performance or a wealth of knowledge on a specific topic that you would like to share with the fans at London Comic Con?  Well then, feel free to submit your idea to us for consideration.

We are always seeking fresh ideas and entertainers to participate in London Comic Con and who better to ask than our fans.

Submit your idea to LONDONCOMICCON@GMAIL.COM